[lep-ruh s] /ˈlɛp rəs/
Pathology. affected with .
of or resembling .
Botany, Zoology. covered with scales.
relating to or resembling leprosy
(biology) a less common word for leprose
early 13c., leprus, from Old French lepros (Modern French lépreux), from Late Latin leprosus, from Latin lepra “leprosy” (see leper).
[lep-see-oo s] /ˈlɛp siˌʊs/ noun 1. Karl Richard [kahrl rikh-ahrt] /kɑrl ˈrɪx ɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1810–84, German philologist and Egyptologist.
1. a combining form meaning “seizure,” used in the formation of compound words: epilepsy. combining form 1. indicating a seizure or attack: catalepsy -lepsy or -lepsis suff. Seizure: narcolepsy.
1. a combining form meaning “thin,” “fine,” “slight,” used in the formation of compound words: leptophyllous. combining form 1. fine, slender, or slight: leptosome lepto- or lept- pref. Slender; thin; fine: leptocyte.
[lep-ton] /ˈlɛp tɒn/ noun, plural lepta [lep-tuh] /ˈlɛp tə/ (Show IPA) 1. an aluminum coin of modern Greece until the was adopted, the 100th part of a drachma. 2. a small copper or bronze coin of ancient Greece. [lep-ton] /ˈlɛp tɒn/ noun, Physics. 1. any of a class of particles with spin of ½ that […]